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should step in. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> consumer cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know, and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long been used in everything from baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels in canned goods, del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans could cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the test even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa free. the company says it is dismayed and is determined to find the source of the problem. paper products.ent story in no bpa in similac pow
reaction that might be linked to the vaccine. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: in a washington, d.c. conference room today, experts from around the country gathered to scour for even the smallest clues that the h1n1 vaccine is causing dangerous reactions. dr. bruce gellin is the government's point man on vaccines, and says of the over millions who have received the vaccine so far there have been only 302 reported side effects. >> mostly sore arms, malaise, fever, things like that. >> reporter: so nothing that "uh-oh, this vaccine may not be safe." >> we're looking hard. we have many different systems in place. so far, we haven't seen anything that worries us. >> reporter: the government's massive surveillance effort involves cross checking lists of those who have received the vaccine with any later reports of health problems. data will come from health records from the department of defense, veteran affairs, the indian health service, medicare, and even from private health care plans covering 20 million americans. doctors and the public can also report side effects to a government
investigative correspondent lisa myers. >> reporter: ann mckie had been on shutterfly buying photos and later found some unwanted charges on her credit card, monthly fees for a membership club called reservation rewards. >> this was going for a service which i did not want, did not need, and had no knowledge of getting. >> reporter: today a senate committee said millions of consumers have unwittingly signed up for these clubs. and investigators accuse the companies involved of aggressive sales tactics intentionally designed to mislead online shoppers. >> tricking customers into buying goods and services that they do not want is not okay. >> reporter: an expert shows us how it works. after you buy something on popular websites, another offer pops up. it looks like a coupon from the retailer, but it's actually from a third party company. click on, and you will be billed every month for a discount membership club, a fact often disclosed only in the small print. >> what's most deceptive is that your credit card is charged without you ever typing in your credit card number. >> reporter: that's rig
solution? give me a call. the number, 1-877-586-7297. straight out to my fantastic expert panel, lisa bloom, cnn legal analyst. we're delighted to have brian monroe, visiting professor, northwestern university madill school of journalism. and ken sealy, author of "face it and fix it," as well as tom ruskin former nypd investigator. but we begin with michelle sigona. michelle, what is the very latest? >> the very latest, jane, is more charges were supposed to come down today from investigators. but they're actually waiting until possibly later on this week to figure out which jurisdiction will in fact handle those charges. they're also waiting for the autopsy results to come back from shaniya. she is at the medical examiner's office right now. and they're still trying to piece together this puzzle, because what investigators do know is that when she was last seen one week ago, and that when she was coming out of the hotel in stanford, north carolina, she was alive at that point. so they're trying to put together that time line to figure out who killed her, when she was killed, when her body
just one company makes it. lisa stark has details. >> reporter: with so many children fightg the h1n1 virus, there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has now released its entire emergency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure that no child is without medicines who needs to have medicines. >> reporter: it's hard to quantify exactly how much of a shortage there is of the pediatric tamiflu. at this maryland pharmacy, they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so pharmacists a making their own children's liquid tamiflu by taking the more powerful adult capsules and diluting them. >> this has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? the drug is made by just one company, roche pharmaceuticals. roche didn't invent tamiflu but bought the license to manufacture this now-critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the past year. despite the shortage of liquid tamiflu, roche says there are plenty of capsules for both adults
mere, florida. thank you so much. joining us now from wlaenks is lisa bloom. lisa, good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start with the latest. p this report from tmz this morning, that investigators may go after the medical records from the hospital that treated tiger after the accident to see if his injuries were consistent with domestic violence, to sfee they're consistent with his wife attacking him. in order on obtain a warrant for those records, don't they need to show probable cause that a crime was committed? >> yes, they do. but that's a very low legal standard. they just have to have some reasonableable suspicion, some reason to believe that there was a domestic violence incident. and they have an obligation to pursue an investigation of domestic violence, but having said that, if there's no complaining witness, if tiger woods is standing by his wife as he appears to be, i don't see a domestic violence investigation going very far. >> so then how do we explain why police have been so persist tent in trying to talk to him when under florida law he's not required to ma
. lisa ling has a look at efforts to keep the industry clean. >> see? darren james. >> reporter: darren james once led a busy life as a porn star. at the height of your career how many women were you having sex with? >> sometimes it could be ten women in an orgy scene, nonstop. >> reporter: all part of a job darren did successfully for nearly eight years. until 2004 when darren got the call all porn performers dread. >> i get that call, everything stops. i had the virus. my whole world just crashed. >> reporter: so, you don't know how you got infected? >> i don't. >> reporter: did you infect people? >> three girls. i ew them. i felt bad. >> reporter: darren's hiv infection shut down southern california's porn industry for a month. and when his identity as the original infection was made public, he says the isolation that followed drove him to attempt suicide. >> i know porn ain't the best business in thworld but it's all i had. >> reporter: darren is now campaigning to make condom use mandatory in adult film. he predicted years agois infection would not be the last the industry would se
all of the 19 name brand products studied and the consumer group says that could be dangerous. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> "consumer" cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know. and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long beensed from everything in baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels of bpa in canned goods. del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans would actually cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the tests even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa-free. the company says it is dismayed and
co-pays and out of pocket expen expenses. lisa sylvester explains. >> reporter: for many u.s. workers, it's open enrollment time, when workers choose their company-sponsored health care plans for next year. what they're finding, many corporations have scaled back. workers will have to pay higher out-of-pocket a company that advises corporations on benefit plans four out of ten employers are raising workers' deductibles and co-payments next year. >> health care costs are still rising faster than pay, rising faster than profits, rising faster than almost any other input. and so those costs have to be shared. and one way to do that is to increase the out of pocket costs for people who use health care services. >> congress is debating a health care bill, but will it push down those rising costs that workers have to shell out? democrats think so. >> this is why this legislation is important. affordability for our middle class. it lowers cost for every patient, reigns in premiums, co-pays, and deductibles, limits out of pocket cost. >> reporter: but many americans are not persuaded that pre
they say there's nothing out of line. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: in a washington, d.c. conference room, experts from around the country gathered to scour for even the smallest clues that the h1n1 vaccine is causing dangerous reactions. dr. bruce gellen is the government's point man for the vaccine and says of the millions who have received the vaccine so far there have been 302 reported side effects. >> mostly sore arms, malaise, fever, things like that. >> reporter: nothing that would raise a red flag to y, oh-oh, this vaccine may not be safe? >> we're looking hard. we have many different systems in place. so far we haven't seen anything that worries us. >> reporter: the government's massive surveillance effort involves cross-checking lists of those who have received the vaccine with any later reports of health problems. data will come from health records from the department of defense, veteran affairs, the indian health service, medicare. and even from private health care plans covering 20 million americans. doctors and the public can also report side effects to a government vaccine
's raising customers concerns about passenger safety. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: as planes began backing up around the country, on the ground and in the air, the faa scrambled to unravel the glitch in the air traffic control system. >> i just walked in the airport, looked at the board, it said your flight's canceled. >> i'm tired and i'm frustrated. >> reporter: no one was going anywhere fast. extensive delays stretch from new york to atlanta to houston. by one calculation, the glitch may have caused as many as 2,000 flight delays. the problem began shortly after 5:00 a.m. eastern when a single circuit board failed in an air traffic control center in salt lake city. it meant controllers around the nation were no longer receiving information about flights electronically. instead, they had to resort to phone calls and manually inputting flight information into their computers. >> you have to type it into the computer and it's time-consuming and cumbersome. rather than the computer transferring that data around from air traffic control facility to facility. >> reporter: abc news lea
and the eye-opening figures about the number of illnesses and deaths. >> lisa stark reports from pennsylvania where vaccine production is stepping up. >> reporter: the new numbers expected from the centers for disease control today are likely to say some 4,000 americans have now died from the h1n1 flu. that's three times as many as earlier estimates. now, the cdc says that's not because the epidemic is more deadly than thought, but simply that they are recalculating the numbers to get a more accurate picture of the toll of this flu. the new numbers expected from the cdc will be based on a computer model looking at surveillance systems that the cdc uses to track influenza. systems such as hospitalizations, lab testing, and emergency room visits. thbest protection remains the vaccine. and there are still long lines to get it. here at sanofi pasteur, they are working 24 hours a day, seven days a week. this is the only company that is making the h1n1 shot in the united states. and has produced half of the nation's supply so far. sanafi promised 20 million doses by the end of october but delivered
mother lisa miller in contempt of court earlier this year for denying jenkins access to the girl. miller who lives in virginia and renounced homosexuality after the couple broke up if 2003 plans to appeal. >>> the h1n1 flu may hit children with asthma harder. a study says that youngsters who have asthma are more than likely to develop severe cases of the h1n1 flu than seasonal flu and even mild cases of the condition are at risk. >>> one of the nation's leading health officials has an insider perspective on the h1n1 virus. >>> and howard, what do you have for us? >> we still have light rain and drizzle across the area. we will look at it on live doppler hd. we will look at the wednesday travel forecast across the nation. you are watching 9 news now. (dial-up modem) remember when connections to the internet sounded like this - when high speed internet was out of reach of most american families and small businesses? as recently as the year 2000, only three percent of american families had high speed internet. then competition drove innovation - spurred private investment, and the internet
. councilwoman mary norwood is among the front runners for the job along with lisa borders and state senator kasim reid. >>> new this morning, more than half of america's kids could be on food stamps during childedhood. these kids may be at risk for nal nutrition and the recession could push the alarming numbers even higher. the study is in the archives of pediatrics and adolescent medical sin. >>> police say it could be weeks before they identify six women found dead at a home in cleveland. the coroner is collecting dental records for several missing women, including nancy kobz who lived in the neighborhood. he also is asking their relatives to provide dna samples. but one missing persons advocate says the deaths could have been prevented. >> nancy cobbs walked to the store. walked to the store on 116th and hasn't been seen since. six families are going to get horrible news. better if we had a missing persons department or an active, ongoing investigation in all of these cases as much as possible, maybe none of this would have happened. >> police are trying to get a warrant to collect dna f
-runners and lisa borders and reid. no n. new york city major michael bloomberg expected to win a third term. much smaller scale than his 2005 victory. in houston, big news could be made here. may elect its first openly gay mayor. city controller annise parker facing off with a two-term city councilm councilman. >>> florida family made a plea for help finding a missing mom with a baby on the way. she is two months frpregnant. her family says she went to see her unborn child's father last week and has not been seen since. they are not sure what to tell her 5-year-old son. >> i hope she's not hurt. if anybody knows anything or saw her, just hope they come forward. >> police have talked to the father of watkins' baby twice but will not reveal what he told them. >>> pilot had to make an emergency landing yesterday after byrds hit the plane. this happens every day. the delta flight was headed from phoenix to salt lake city when this happened. impact left a teeny tiny hole above the cockpit window. there was only surface damage so the pilot circled back to phoenix and did land safely. >> the pilot just
, being a family man. leaves behind grieving parents steven and lisa, two brothers, widow meghan, son hayden, daughters lily and alana. jonathan walls. a special good night from alabama friends, lynn, carla, bill. aren't they beautiful? everyone, let's keep shaniya and her family in our prayers. i'll see you tomorrow night 8:00 sharp eastern and until then, good night, friend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> tonight, first sarah palin talked to oprah, then she chatted up barbara walters. if she is going to become a talk show host she's off to a good start. >>> he wilevi johnston didn't g the full monte in his "playboy" spread. >>> finally dr. drew pincy and recovering sex addicts talk about a serious problem that isn't always taken seriously, coming up next. %%%%%%%%% >>> tonight on "the joy behar show" sales for "going rogue" are going through the roof. will sarah palin's vindicti vindictiveness backfire? >>> and there's been posing and posturing this week. is sarah palin's "newsweek" cover too sexist? is levi johnston's play girl shoot not sexy enough? >>> finally
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